The holidays are quickly approaching, which means it’s time to shop! During this busy time of year packed with parties, dinners, and get-togethers with friends and family, finding time to hunt for special treasures for your favorite people can be tricky. We’ve done the hard work for you and created a list of perfect presents for everyone in your life. Follow our Lowcountry-inspired gift guide and make it a Hilton Head Island holiday.
A Lowcountry boil is the quintessential Hilton Head Island dining experience, and this 16-quart stockpot is the perfect way to prepare this delicious dinner at home! It’s available in a variety of eye-catching colors to suit any kitchen décor. Why not throw in a set of matching cloth napkins or tea towels and a jar of Old Bay seasoning to create the full package for a seafood feast? (P.S.: Pass along our tips for preparing and hosting a Lowcountry boil.)
Gullah Home Cooking The Daufuskie Way by Sallie Ann Robinson
Traditionally, residents of Daufuskie Island have relied heavily on the fresh ingredients found on the Island and in the waters surrounding it to create nourishing, flavorful meals with Southern flair. Cookbook author Sallie Ann Robinson has collected 100 of her family’s favorite home-style recipes, including salads and sides, seafood, meat and game, desserts, breads, and more. Give this book as a gift and you just might be invited back for dinner!
Crisscrossed with 60 miles of bike paths, Hilton Head Island is a cyclist’s paradise. The Schwinn Town & Country Cruiser is the perfect bike for getting around Lowcountry beaches, paths, and beyond. It features a comfortable saddle and a roomy basket, allowing riders to do double duty and run errands while enjoying fresh air and exercise. Pass along our Biker’s Guide to Hilton Head Island to help plan for an upcoming trip to the Island.
Hilton Head Island’s sunny days and warm evenings are ideal for picnics, and this tote contains everything you need for dining al fresco: place settings for four, wine glasses, cloth napkins, and even a round wooden cutting board. Just add a blanket and some snacks, and you’ll be set for a day of fun in the sun on a Lowcountry beach!
Ethically made using eco-friendly materials and methods, Savage Seeds clothing for babies and kids is as cute as it is comfy. Choose from positive slogans like “Be Kind”, “Free Spirit”, “More Love” and more in a wide range of colors and sizes from newborns to big kids. Bonus: adult sizes are also available, so Mom and Dad can match the kiddos! Order online from Louette Boutique, located on Hilton Head Island, to have your gift shipped directly from the Island.
Kids can create their own lighthouse with red and white stripes – just like the iconic Harbour Town Light! It even lights up! Children will love guiding their toy boats and ships to safety. The Lego Creator Lighthouse will provide lots of fun for budding builders ages 8 and up.
Help your favorite golfer improve his or her game with this tracking system, which records each shot made, analyzes the data in real time, and makes personalized recommendations. The Arccos measurement system looks at a player’s driving, approach, chipping, sand game, and putting. For beginning and experienced golfers alike, this is the “par”fect gift! Added bonus: Throw in a gift card to one of these Hilton Head Island golf courses for a complete gift package.
Small but mighty, this stocking stuffer is a must for any golfer. It includes a ball cleaning brush, magnetic ball marker, divot repair tool, cleat tightener, and more: everything a golfer needs to enjoy a day on the course conveniently attached to one key chain. Step it up a notch with a voucher for a golf club fitting from the pros at Swing Fit Clubs. Named to the prestigious “100 Best Clubfitter” list by Golf Digest, the guys at Swing Fit can help him fine-tune this most important component of the game.
A great pair of earrings can elevate a simple jeans-and-white-T outfit or complete a black-tie look for a glamorous night out. These tassel earrings by The Little Fish Boateak, in gorgeous navy and teal, are perfect for holiday parties, a day at the office, or a casual weekend vibe. Good things come in small packages, and she’ll be thrilled to find this one under the tree!
Originating on Daufuskie Island, Spartina 449 is a local go-to for clothing, accessories, and home décor with Southern flair. We love this tote; its fun anchor image and side pattern epitomize “beach chic”. The tote is roomy enough to use for a weekend away, a gym bag, or a day of shopping, and will compliment any casual outfit all year long.
Compiled by the New York Times bestselling authors at Garden & Gun, this lively illustrated guide to Southern traditions, lexicon, and culture contains almost 500 entries, anecdotes, and essays from noted Southern writers. With its classic cover design, the hardcover volume would be a lovely addition to your hosts’ bookshelf or coffee table and makes a fantastic gift for anyone on your list.
Handcrafted from a granulated molasses base, distilled 49 times, and made with one of the purest forms of water you can find anywhere, Aermoor Vodka is one of the smoothest vodkas in the world – and it’s made right here on Hilton Head Island. This Hilton Head Distillery vodka is the star ingredient in cocktails such as the Helmsman Mule, the John Daly, the Pickle-tini, and many more creative concoctions. Cheers to the holidays!
A day at the beach requires an eye-catching beach towel. This round towel seamlessly combines two of the best things about life on Hilton Head Island: biking and the beach! The reverse side of this comfy cotton towel features quick-dry fabric, and the beautiful bike design is sure to stand out on the sand.
Imagine being able to bottle the scent of a day at the beach and bring it home with you. The Hilton Head Island candle by Lowcountry Candle Company evokes the feeling of spending a day next to the ocean even when you’re on dry land! This candle’s refreshing scent is the next best thing to being on a Hilton Head Island beach. Stop by Coastal Provisions Co. in Shelter Cove Towne Center during your next visit, or call to order in time for the holidays and have the candle shipped straight from the Island.
With all of these great gifts, it’s easy to gift some Lowcountry spirit this Holiday season. Better yet, plan a trip to Hilton Head Island in the coming months for an unforgettable Lowcountry holiday experience. See you soon, and happy shopping!